April 23, 10:45 am  – 11:45 am  
Track 1: Teaching, Learning, and Assessment
Track 3: Student Engagement and Persistence
Herbert Wong
Professor and Research Coordinator
John F. Kennedy University
Facilitating Student Success: Coupling Professional “Tenacity” Interventions with the Power of Peer Voices

How can educators intervene to help students develop the mindsets that are key to persistence? Additionally, how can we capture peer voices in multiple formats in order to facilitate validation and determination for a larger number of students? Presenters will share strategies and engage participants in dialogue.

Robin Bishop
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Mount St. Mary's College
Evelyn Oyuela-Kowalski
Director, Student Success Center
Mount St. Mary's College
Leslie Robles
Student Success Counselor
Mount St. Mary's College
Jennifer Palafox
Student Success Peer Mentor
Mount St. Mary's College
Developing Leaders at Pomona College: Lessons Learned in Designing and Launching a Leadership Program

Co-curricular experiences are intended to be an extension of the academic learning experience, providing an opportunity for students to build connections, apply classroom learning, and document skills and knowledge for use after they graduate. This session will include the details and lessons learned through Pomona College’s leadership certificate program.

Ellie Ash-Bala
Associate Director, Smith Campus Center & Student Programs
Pomona College
Shannon LaCount
Director, Campus Success
Campus Labs